Nigeria-based airline first to operate the CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft in Africa
PARIS, FRANCE–(Marketwired – June 19, 2013) – Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Lagos-based Arik Air has signed a firm contract to acquire three CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft and four Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners.
Based on the list price of the CRJ1000 NextGen and Q400 NextGen aircraft, the contract announced today is valued at approximately $297 million US.
Arik Air currently operates four CRJ900 aircraft and two Q400 NextGen aircraft.
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